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DPS Reports On 1st 10 Road Deaths Of 2012

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety reports that, of the first 10 people killed on the road, eight were not using their seat belts.


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88 Crashes Statewide, 54 In Metro Overnight

The Minnesota State Patrol released crash totals overnight from 6 p.m. Saturday to 7 a.m. Sunday.


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Saturday’s Snow Causes Nearly 450 Crashes In Minn.

The season’s first significant snowfall caused bedlam Saturday on Minnesota’s roads, resulting in nearly 450 crashes and one death.


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I-94 Reopened Near St. Cloud: State Patrol

Saturday’s wintry weather is wreaking havoc on some of Minnesota’s major roads. The Minnesota State Patrol said westbound Interstate 94 near St. Cloud has been closed due to several crashes in the area.


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Target’s Website Crashes Again

Target Corp.’s website crashed Tuesday, adding to the discount chain’s online troubles.


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Deadly Weekend On Minn. Roads: 7 People Killed

It’s been a deadly weekend on Minnesota roads. Authorities say seven people were killed in five separate crashes.


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A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Crash Reconstruction

It’s a crime with no witnesses and no surveillance video, but investigators seem confident they know what happened. They’re tight-lipped about exactly what evidence they have, but the State Patrol did take WCCO behind-the-scenes to show what it takes to crack cases.


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1 Year Ago, A Rash Of Deadly Minn. Crashes

A deadly period on Minnesota roads happened just over a year ago.


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Car-Semi Crashes Scrutinized

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is asking the federal government for stricter standards covering underride guards on tractor-trailers.


Angela and Desiree Lorenz were killed along with their mother Melissa when their SUV crossed into oncoming traffic on Highway 27 just west of Little Falls. (credit: Family Photo)

9 Killed In Minn. Auto Crashes In 1 Week

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says in the last seven days, nine people have died in traffic crashes on state roads. It’s the deadliest period of time so far in 2011.


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Crashes Shut Down A Part Of I-94 In North Metro

Three crashes and vehicle off the road closed down eastbound Interstate-94 in Becker, Minn. Friday afternoon, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.


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Authorities Attribute 4 Wis. Deaths To Storm

Authorities are attributing at least four deaths in Wisconsin to the weekend snowstorm.


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Wis. Death Toll Over Snowstorm Up To 2

Wisconsin authorities say the weekend’s snowstorm has claimed the life of a Chicago woman after a fatal crash on an icy Rock County road.


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Young Men Rescue Mankato Family From Rollover Crash

It was a close call for a North Mankato family when their car collided with another car, which tossed them down a ravine. But, they were lucky to have two college students to come to the rescue.


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Auto Body Shops Busy Due To Dangerous, Icy Roads

Auto body shops around the metro are repairing vehicles damaged in this weekend’s ice storm.





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